Lounge Lizard Party at the NIRI Conference
June 4, 2017 – starting at 9:30 pm ET
NIRI Virtual Café Chat
NIRI Advocacy Efforts Update with Gary LaBranche and Ted Allen
May 15, 2017 – 12:00 pm ET
NIRI Virtual Chapter’s Café Chat series focuses on NIRI National’s ongoing advocacy efforts in support of the guiding principles for which NIRI stands. Join Gary LaBranche and Ted Allen for an update on the following topics:
- Insight on the new SEC Chair, Jay Clayton
- Financial CHOICE Act – Key provisions
- Recent NIRI advocacy activities on 13F/13D reform
- Advocacy “Call to Action”
These are key topics of importance to all IROs and corporate executives. Join Gary LaBranche, NIRI’s President and CEO, and Ted Allen, Vice President, Strategic Communications at NIRI, for what is sure to be an enlightening discussion.
Leveraging Different Perspectives for Your Career in IR
May 24, 2017 – 12:00 pm ET
|NIRI defines investor relations as ‘a strategic management responsibility that integrates finance, communication, marketing and securities law compliance to enable the most effective two-way communication between a company, the financial community, and other constituencies, which ultimately contributes to a company’s securities achieving fair valuation.’
The IR profession is an exciting, multi-faceted career that offers a variety of opportunities. From investor relations as a lifelong career to transitioning into other strategic corporate roles or working as a consultant, our panelists will discuss their perspectives and careers, and reflect on the profession and its continuing evolution.
Register today to hear some insights and tips on how to manage your career in investor relations.
Leading the discussion will be Gregg Lampf, Vice President of Investor Relations, Ciena Corporation; Lisa Hartman, Director of Investor Relations for Juniper Networks; Nicole Noutsios, Founder of NMN Advisors; and Doug Wilburne, Retired IRO.
Learning Objectives: After completing this program, participants will be able to:
Gregg M. Lampf, Vice President, Investor Relations, Ciena Corporation
Lisa Hartman, Director, Investor Relations, Juniper Networks
Nicole Noutsios, Founder, NMN Advisors
Douglas R. Wilburne, CFA (Textron Inc.), Retired IRO
Award Winning IR Programs!
April 11, 2017 – 12:00 pm ET
What does an award-winning IR program look like? How can you build one at your firm?
Fresh off the podium from IR Magazine’s annual investor relations awards, we will showcase a panel of this year’s winners! Our panel of experts will share some key insights and tips on how to run a “best in class” IR program. Our discussion will be moderated by IR Magazine’s Ben Ashwell, who will also review some of the highlights from this year’s award campaign regarding the issues that investors care about. Please join us for a lively and informative webcast.
Editorial and Research Director
Ben Ashwell is an award-winning journalist. During his career he has worked in Europe and North America, covering a range of topics including corporate governance, executive search, executive compensation, succession planning and investor relations. He holds a Master’s degree in Creative Writing from Kingston University and was recently anthologized in The Best New British and Irish Poets.
FED Update! How Might the New Administration Impact the Economy
March 28, 2017 – 12:00 pm ET
We are pleased to welcome Andrew Bauer, Regional Economist, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, as our speaker.
R. Andrew Bauer
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
502 South Sharp Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Leveraging Wall Street for a Better IR Strategy
February 28, 2017 – 12:00 pm ET
For IR professionals, key figures on Wall Street can be both friends and foes. While their sentiments and investment strategies can influence the market’s response to quarterly earnings results, this group can also provide a wealth of information when it comes to developing an effective IR program.
Join us February 21, 2017 at 12pm ET as we discuss the results of two valuable reports that tap into both market trends and Wall Street habits. First, we will discuss the Q4 2016 Hedge Fund Tracker, the latest in a series of quarterly reports that examine 13F filings and the investment trends of the top ten pure play hedge funds in the US. Then we will discuss the 2016 Investor Survey, a look at the online habits of investors and analysts and how they use IR websites for research and workflow.
S&P Global Market Intelligence
Will Starrs is a Product Manager with S&P Global Market Intelligence, specializing in the Non-Financial Corporate sector. In this role, he is specifically focused on product development for our suite of IR solutions, including the S&P Capital IQ desktop and web services. During his tenure as both Product Manager and Support Analyst for SNL IR Solutions and now S&P Global Market Intelligence, he has developed his expertise in IR web hosting solutions, including website design, redesign, and best practices.
We look forward to your attendance!
Investor Perception Studies: Ensure your Messaging is on Track
January 10, 2017 – 12:00 pm ET
Are you confident investors understand your story? Are you providing information that is most relevant to those who want to invest in your company? Perception studies are a valuable resource to ensure your communication is resonating with investors. Join NIRI Virtual Chapter’s Barbara Doyle, Vice President, Investor Relations, Itron Inc. and Rebecca Corbin, Founder and Managing Partner, Corbin Perception Group, LLC, as they discuss how perception studies help ensure your messaging and investor communications are on track.
SEC Tick Size Pilot Program
December 13, 2016 – 12:00 pm ET
The Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) approved a plan to implement a Tick Size Pilot Program by the National Securities Exchanges and FINRA. The plan called for an extensive test that commenced in October 2016.
Join us as we:
Discuss the variables being tested and evaluated during the pilot.
Hear from an NYSE representative and corporate IRO as they discuss their perspectives.
Review preliminary results on securities of group 1 and 2 liquidity and market quality.
Panelists included Steven W. Poser, Director, Strategic Analysis & Market Data,
ICE|NYSE; Raj Mehan, Director, Investor Relations & Financial Planning & Analysis, and Asst Treasurer; and Ronald A. Parham, Sr. Director of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, Columbia Sportswear Company.